By Ishaan . March 24, 2012 . 4:30pm
Nitroplus have announced that Guilty Crown: The Lost Christmas, a visual novel prequel to the Guilty Crown anime series, will come with a 12-minute animation produced by Production I.G. The short will be developed by the same staff that worked on the original Guilty Crown anime.
Guilty Crown: The Lost Christmas is slated for release on May 31st. The regular edition will be available for 5,040 yen. The limited edition will cost 7,140 yen. You can watch a recent “version 1.5” trailer for the game above.
Nitroplus say that The Lost Christmas takes place ten years prior to the Guilty Crown anime. The “Lost Christmas” incident refers to the outbreak of an Apocalypse Virus, and this setting leads to the events of the anime series. The story told by the Production I.G. short, however, will tell a different story.